The U.S. Military Still Relies on the Trusty A-10 Warthog
The National Interest -

Robert Beckhusen

A-10 Warthog,

The aging plane still does its job well.

Here's What You Need to Remember: The Air Force had been trying to kill its A-10 attack planes for years — the branch prefers stealthy fighters and bombers — but pressure from Congress and continued relevance in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have kept the Warthogs flying.

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